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Rank Badge (China), 15th–16th century

This is a Rank badge. It is dated 15th–16th century and we acquired it in 1902. Its medium is silk and its technique is plain weave with discontinuous wefts (tapestry or k'ossu). It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by John Pierpont Morgan. It is credited Gift of John Pierpont Morgan.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 33 x 21 cm (13 x 8 1/4 in.)

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Rank Badge (China), 15th–16th century; silk; H x W: 33 x 21 cm (13 x 8 1/4 in.); Gift of John Pierpont Morgan; 1902-1-419

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18130907/ |title=Rank Badge (China), 15th–16th century |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=22 October 2019 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>